[Skip to Content]
Visit our RSS Feed View our RSS Feed
Bringing Health Information to the Community September 23rd, 2021
CategoriesCategoriesCategories Contact UsContact Us ArchivesArchives Region/OfficeNNLM SearchSearch

Posts by archive: September 2017

You are viewing the post list, filtered by archive date. Select a post below for the full content.


Sep

28

Date prong graphic

Social Determinants of Health for Rural People

Posted by on September 28th, 2017 0 comments

The Rural Health Information Hub supports healthcare and population health in rural communities. They’ve recently updated their topic page for the Social Determinants of Health for Rural People. Social determinants of health are defined by the World Health Organization as: “the circumstances in which people are born, grow up, live, work and age, and the… Read More »

Posted in: Rural

Sep

28

Date prong graphic

Cleanup After Flooding

Posted by on September 28th, 2017 0 comments

The AgriSafe Network is a organization representing health and safety professionals who strive to reduce health disparities found among the agricultural community. Here is their resources page on safe cleanup after flooding. Floodwater can be contaminated by pollutants, sewage, pesticides, and more. While health isn’t always the first concern after a flood, protecting health is a high… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Public Health

Sep

28

Date prong graphic

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on September 28th, 2017 0 comments

Breast cancer, the second most common kind of cancer in women, affects about 1 in 8 women in the United States. The National Breast Cancer Foundation says, “Breast cancer can’t be prevented, but there are ways to protect your overall health and assess your personal breast cancer risk. Take action and get your free copy… Read More »

Posted in: General

Sep

26

Date prong graphic

Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day

Posted by on September 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 is Health Cares About Domestic Violence Day (HCADV). Futures without Violence (aka FUTURES), a nonprofit benefit corporation, sponsors this awareness-raising day “to reach members of the healthcare and advocacy communities to offer education about the critical importance of universal education to promote healthy relationships, address the health impact of abuse and offer… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Sep

26

Date prong graphic

Flu Season Digital Media Toolkit

Posted by on September 26th, 2017 0 comments

The CDC has released its 2017-18 Flu Season Digital Campaign Toolkit. In the #FightFlu toolkit, you’ll find Calendar of events Posters Flyer Fact sheets Messages to share in newsletters, on websites, or via email Social media messages and images Website buttons and badges (including animated gifs)

Posted in: Public Health, Public Library

Sep

26

Date prong graphic

Recursos en español: Huracán Maria; Terremoto en la Ciudad de México

Posted by on September 26th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , ,

Huracán Maria La guía de información para la salud en desastres, Huracanes 2017, de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina se ha actualizado para incluir recursos específicos para los huracanes María, Irma y Harvey. Recursos en español para el huracán Maria Huracán Maria (Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades) Huracán Maria (FEMA) Búsquedas de… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Multilingual, National Library of Medicine News, Websites

Sep

22

Date prong graphic

#OpioidAwareChat – Sept 29

Posted by on September 22nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

#OpioidAwareChat: Discuss the Impact of Stigma Against Opioid Use Disorder Friday, September 29, 2-3PM ET September is National Recovery Month.  Join the National Library of Medicine, Outreach and Special Populations Branch (@NLM_OSP) and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (@ASAMorg) for a Twitter chat on September 29 from 2-3PM, EST.  Learn how stigma against opioid use disorder… Read More »

Posted in: National Library of Medicine News, Substance Addiction and Misuse

Sep

22

Date prong graphic

Walking in the Workplace

Posted by on September 22nd, 2017 0 comments

“Walk This Way“, a September 19, 2017 blog post from Community Commons by Andrea Waner, emphasizes the importance of walking and physical activity and how the workplace can support an active lifestyle. The article uses data from County Health Rankings and resources from ChangeLab Solutions, such as: Walk This Way guidebook Workplace Wellness site –… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health, Webinars, Websites

Sep

22

Date prong graphic

Emergency Access Initiative activated for libraries affected by recent disasters

Posted by on September 22nd, 2017 0 comments Tags: ,

NLM and Publishers Launch Emergency Access Initiative, Granting Free Access to Books and Journals for Libraries Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Expanded to Include Hurricane Maria and the Earthquakes in Mexico The National Library of Medicine (NLM) activated the Emergency Access Initiative (EAI) on September 15th in response to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey which devastated Florida and… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, National Library of Medicine News

Sep

20

Date prong graphic

Caring for Responders and Survivors During and After Disasters

Posted by on September 20th, 2017 0 comments

Here are several resources and Apps that address the affect on staff, responders and survivors involved in a disaster and how to help them. Tips for Retaining and Caring for Staff after a Disaster  This document was produced by the HHS Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and the Technical Resources, Assistance… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, General

This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012344 with the University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.​

NNLM and NETWORK OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE are service marks of the US Department of Health and Human Services | Copyright | Download PDF Reader